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[Sunset Tower Records, Los Angeles]

Published 1971

Description: This color film captures one of Tower Records flagship stores, located on the Sunset Strip in West Hollywood. Tower Records was founded in 1960 in Sacramento and became an international business before closing in 2006. The record store helped revolutionize the music industry. The film was made by Sacramento City College professor Darrell Forney and shows customers shopping in the store in the evening.

Additional Description: Note on original container: "Leo Diner Films, Inc., MTS "Tower Records", 16mm, color, opt. sound, Peerless-Treated"

Call Number: 2009/038

Source: 1 Reel of 1: Film: 16mm

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Digitized by the California Audiovisual Preservation Project (CAVPP).

Run time 00:10:41
Producer Forney, Darrell
Audio/Visual Sound, Color
Language English
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Producer: Forney, Darrell


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